The Trust has been the setting for a range of Melbourne’s most prominent and high profile special events. From major blockbuster film wrap parties to fashion shows, product launches, exhibitions, gallery showings and awards nights, The Trust is a truly unique and adaptable venue.
The stunning architecture of The Trust with intimate golden lighting and inviting booths offers a stunning setting for a wide array of events and private functions including corporate lunches/dinners, cocktail parties, wedding receptions and Christmas parties. Themed events can also be arranged; the function space can be transformed into an indoor Garden of Eden landscape.
The original arched fanlight windows provide a picturesque light and bright feel for daytime events, while the superbly impressive warm lighting gives the venue a majestic and soothing ambiance at night.
The Trust Restaurant offers an exclusive dining experience combining the finest cuisine, impeccable service and exquisite ambience. Whether you're hosting a business breakfast, corporate lunch, formal dinner or canapé and drinks reception, The Trust Restaurant makes an ideal venue.
The Trust Bar, in fact home to Australia’s longest marble bar designates the form and style of the space, its marble façade and polished surface allocating two L shaped function areas.
Our experienced event organisers will help plan and create a successful event aimed to exceed all your expectations, providing professional service and superb food, ensuring your every want and need is catered for.
Notes Relating to Event Suitability:
Located in the beautifully restored and heritage listed Port Authority building, The Trust is the perfect setting for any function. From a set of couches for 10 - a private roped-off area for 200 - or the entire bar area for 700, The Trust's function organisers will ensure a successful and memorable event.
|FUNCTION CAPACITY||PRICE INDICATOR - CATERING PER PERSON||ESTIMATES|
|Minimum Capacity||1||Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage||$40.00|
|Maximum Capacity||1000||Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage||$100.00|
|Maximum Standing||1000||Conference - Day package||$POA|
|Maximum Table Seating||180||ACCOMMODATION||FROM|
|Maximum Theatre||180||Per Room||$|
|ROOM||Cocktail||Cocktail with Dance Floor||Banquet||Banquet with Dance Floor||Theatre||Theatre with Dance Floor||Classroom||U-Shape Style||Boardroom Style||Area (M2)||Ceiling Height (M)|
|Restaurant & Events Room||300||250||160||120-156||130||130||130|
|Front Bar - Entire Area (sections for smaller groups may be reserved)||700||600||180||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Wedding Receptions: yes
Wedding Ceremonies: yes
Training Events: yes
Sporting Club Events: yes
21st Birthdays: yes
Deb Balls and School Formals: yes
After Parties: yes
Underage Events: no
18th Birthdays: yes
Religious Events: yes
Dinner Dances: yes
Exhibition/Product Launch: yes
Hens & Bucks Nights: yes
Food & Beverages
Allow External Catering: yes
Allow External Beverages: yes
Licensed Hours: Mon-Wed licenced until 12am Thursday-Saturday until 1am
AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.: yes
Outdoor Facilities: no
Disabled Access and Facilities: yes
Public Transport Nearby: yes